French wine a Chinese entree

2012-12-24 14:12:15

Chinese people's understanding of French products has grown over the years, to the point where they know the country offers more than just red wine.

The key to tea

2012-12-24 13:24:59

Zhou Yutong may not be familiar with every tea produced in China, but she comes pretty close.

A very merry cookie Christmas

2012-12-24 10:33:33

There are six cookies that are made every year in C.J. Henderson's family, and they have become a Yuletide tradition.

Father of Chinese stenography dies

2012-12-20 13:14:11

For decades, Tang Yawei's name has been considered synonymous with stenography in China.

Biology a model in scholar's life

2012-12-20 10:18:01

Harry Potter may use a wand to cast magic spells, but David Waxman considers his microscope his special weapon.

Young victims of cerebral palsy crying out for help

2012-12-19 12:51:28

Cerebral palsy, a group of disorders that affect the brain and nervous system, is taking a huge toll on Chinese society, and families with CP patients are in desperate need of help.

Play, your own way

2012-12-19 10:07:50

Want a toy or replica that can't be found on the store shelf? That's no problem for a generation of Do-It-Yourself wizards.

Designer follows silk route from France to China

2012-12-19 09:49:24

Virginie Fournier, the founder and creative director of fashion label Shanghai Trio is inspired by Chinese culture. She could not help but marvel Chinese silk.

Taking care of business

2012-12-18 10:14:31

Pedro Nueno says he recognized China's potential in his first week in Beijing three decades ago.

Cold noses, warm hearts

2012-12-17 16:24:31

Dogs have always been man's best friend. And when your closest companion is down, you should offer help, support and encouragement.

Doctor Dolphin

2012-12-17 14:36:16

Dolphin-assisted therapy for children with mental disabilities has made a splash in the West, and China is now riding the experimental tide.

More luxury hotels take shark fin off their menu

2012-12-17 11:09:43

About 6 percent of luxury hotels in three major Chinese cities have stopped serving shark fin, a survey has found.